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TSJ-ILS Titans Boys Basketball Post-Season Schedule

By Jim McGranahan The Titans had a very successful 2016-17 season with a 22-5 record and a 11-1 record against Lutheran Schools. They placed third at the St Mary’s Centralia November tournament and also third at the Tamaroa-St. Bruno’s tournament in December. These tournaments included public, Lutheran and Catholic schools. In an all Lutheran Tournament

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Jr. Hornettes Wrap Up Busy Week

The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes volleyball team wrapped up a busy week in which they played in three matchups and one tournament. The Jr. Hornettes played against Pinckneyville, Murphy, and Trico before playing in the St. Ann 8th Grade Tournament on Saturday February 18. The Jr. Hornettes A-Team began the week with a two

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IHSA Class 1A Track Sectionals Announced

IHSA Class 1A boys and girls track sectional sites and assignments were announced this past week. The Class 1A boys track sectional will be held in Sparta on Thursday, May 18. The Girls Class 1A track sectional will be held on Friday, May 12 in Chester. Joining the Hornets in the boys sectional in Sparta

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Two Area Athletes Named Scholar Athletes

The IHSA All-State Academic Team, presented by Caterpillar was announced this past week, with two local athletes being named. Taylor Cook, of Nashville High School, and Logan Thoms of Okawville High School were each named to the 2016-17 All-State Academic Team. Every IHSA member school was invited to nominate one male and one female student.

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Hornets Finish Regular Season

By Brent Huelsmann With the postseason looming, the Nashville Hornets ended the regular season with a 50-37 victory over DuQuoin on February 17. The Hornets ended the season with a 17-12 record. Nashville will begin play in the Carlinville Regional on Wednesday February 22 at 6 p.m. The Hornets will play Carlinville, who defeated Staunton

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Hornettes Fall In Sectional Championship

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team came to a screeching halt this past week in the Sectional Championship game against Mater Dei. It was the second straight season, that the Hornettes’ season was ended by Mater Dei. The Hornettes advanced to the Sectional Championship by defeating the Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs. The Hornettes

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Jr. Hornettes Begin Season

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes volleyball team began play  as the A-team and B-team both went 1-2 in their first three matches. The C-team did not pick up a win, but split two of their three matches. In the first match of the season, the Jr. Hornettes took on Rome. The

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Kasten Breaks Record

By Brent Huelsmann After breaking the single-season three point record earlier this season, Nashville Hornettes junior Paige Kasten has broken another record. Kasten broke the career record for three point field goals in the first quarter of the Hornettes Regional Semi-Final win over Sparta. Currently Kasten has 179 three point baskets in her career, which

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Hornets Lose Thriller To Pinckneyville

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets split two matchups this week as they avenged an earlier loss to Carterville on Friday, February 10, before dropping a hard-fought overtime game to the Pinckneyville Panthers on Saturday, February 11. The Hornets avenged a home loss to Carterville on Friday night as they went on the road and

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